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If one had to choose one saint who showed the humorous side of holiness that would Philip Neri. Born in 1515 in Florence, he showed the impulsiveness and spontaneity of his character from the time he was a boy. In fact one incident almost cost him his life. Seeing a donkey loaded with fruit for market, the little boy had barely formed the thought of jumping on the donkey's back before he had done it. The donkey, surprised, lost his footing, ... Continue Reading

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  1. philip
    4 years ago

    I was named after this saint. And it makes me kinda proud of it....

  2. Stephen
    4 years ago

    also my confirmation name this year

  3. nick
    4 years ago

    i am also doing this saint as my confirmation name

  4. Anil John Karvallo
    5 years ago

    Thank you. This is a very useful information about this Saint.Every christian should visit this website, then only he can know about the saints history. God Bless you.

  5. Andy
    5 years ago

    I am doing this saint for my confirmation saint and i have to do a report on him. This web sight was extremely helpful

  6. Klaudia G.
    5 years ago

    In 7th grade CCD we have to write a report on 14 communities! Oh my gosh! So much work and it's due TOMORROW!!! And I've been writing since three weeks ago.

  7. Susan
    5 years ago

    A wonderful insight into a truly holy man.

  8. McKenzie
    5 years ago

    I am 12 years old and write a monthly newsletter for my family, and in it I have a "Saint of the Month" section. I looked at the calendar and saw that St. Philip Neri's feast day was in May (the issue I was working on) and thought he would be a fun saint to have an article about. I found this website and it was very good resource for my purpose and probably for anyone looking for information on the Catholic Faith, although I think that you should add canonization and possibly beatification dates to this article. (I looked it up, and he was beatified by Pope Paul V in 1615 and canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622.) All in all, I thought it was a very helpful article on St. Philip Neri. I don't think I have ever used this website before, or if so, I don't remember. However, I plan to in the future. Thank you for the information.

  9. Phillip Neri
    6 years ago

    Great article!

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